Regular, Part-time Library Assistant - Smithers

Position Status

Regular, Part-time (one regular 6-hr shift per week, preferably on Thursdays)

Hourly Rate


About Courthouse Libraries BC

Courthouse Libraries BC (CLBC) is currently searching for a Library Assistant to staff our location in Smithers one day a week.

We offer a supportive workplace, where we value diversity and work-life balance.

CLBC is a province-wide independent not for profit society. Our vision is that everyone in BC has ready access to the legal information and resources they need. CLBC provides the legal community and public with legal resources, librarian expertise and informed referrals, to help people research and manage their legal issues.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • General maintenance of the library, including processing of materials, shelving books, and circulation duties.
  • Making referrals to other resources.
  • Assisting both public and lawyer clients with accessing computer-based information.

What You’ll Need

  • Completion of Grade 12 is required.
  • Formal library training or library experience is preferred. Candidates with legal training will also be considered.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Comfortable working as the only library employee in our Smithers location.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to assist both public and lawyer clients with computer-based research.
  • Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 30lbs.
  • Eligible to work in Canada.

CLBC believes that a diverse team is necessary to do a good job of serving a diverse public. Lived experience as a member of an equity-seeking group is a preferred attribute.

How to Apply Please apply at: Local Library Assistant Smithers BC

Please include in your cover letter how you meet the requirements of the position.

Posting will remain open until position is filled.

Successful Candidates

If you are selected during this process, you will be required to:

  • participate in an in-person, video and/or telephone interview
  • complete satisfactory reference check and criminal records check

CLBC’s COVID-19 vaccination policy is currently suspended and as a result, vaccination against COVID-19 is not required at this time. However, should circumstances change and CLBC deem it necessary to re-introduce such policy, you may be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be eligible to continue performing your duties.

Courthouse Libraries BC is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian Society, working together in an environment of equity, inclusion and respect. Persons from equity seeking groups are encouraged to self-declare.

We thank all who apply and only those selected for an interview will be contacted.